Ethical aspects of resuscitation.
Emergency medicine is a specially often confronted with ultimate crises; patients frequently present near death or in cardiac arrest.
At the time of cardiopulmonary arrest, the emergency physician mobilizes all available resources to attempt to resuscitate the patient.
This struggle is itself challenging.
In addition, medical crises may raise difficult moral questions.
A conflict is present when the resuscitation team questions whether the attempted resuscitations is warranted.
Mots-clés Pascal : Réanimation, Urgence, Homme, Prise décision, Service hospitalier, Personnel sanitaire, Ethique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Resuscitation, Emergency, Human, Decision making, Hospital ward, Health staff, Ethics
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0075055
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.